Midnight Black®

Cosmetic Carbon Black

Midnight Black is a range of carbon black pigments and dispersions designed exclusively for the cosmetic industry. This pure grade of carbon black allows cosmetic formulators to achieve an unparalleled deep black colour in mascara and eye liner products. Geotech is the market leader for this product range in the cosmetic industry.

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Midnight Black is a range of carbon black pigments and dispersions designed exclusively for the cosmetic industry. This pure grade of carbon black allows cosmetic formulators to achieve an unparalleled deep black colour in mascara and eye liner products. Geotech is the market leader for this product range in the cosmetic industry.

Midnight Black is available as a pure carbon black powder or as ‘ready to use’ dispersions. The 20% Carbon Black dispersion in water and glycerine is commonly used for water based mascaras and eyeliners. A 20% dispersion in Isododecane has also been developed specifically for use in waterproof mascara. Custom made dispersions are also available upon request, based on a minimum quantity of 250 kg.



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Features


    • Based on D&C Black 2, a highly pure form of carbon black

    • Available in powdered form and ‘ready to use’ dispersions

    • Large surface area leading to increased viscosity in formulations

Benefits


    • Provides a deeper shade of black than any iron oxide pigments

    • The increased viscosity effects reduce the need for thickeners

    • Loading can be reduced by a factor of 2.5 to 4 in comparison to typical iron oxide pigments

Typical Applications


    • Eye liners

    • Mascaras